About this artwork
Maria Martinez was one of the finest Southwestern potters of the early 20th century and her work revitalized the Pueblo ceramic tradition. She produced pottery with her husband, Julian, until his death in 1943 and also worked with her daughter-in-law, Santana, and her son, Popovi Da. Maria Martinez’s trademark black-on-black ceramics continue to be produced by her descendants and other artists from San Ildefonso Pueblo.
- Plate with Four-Part Geometric Pattern
- San Ildefonso Pueblo
- Ceramic and pigment
- Diam. 31.3 cm (12 5/16 in.)
- Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Chamales through the Antiquarian Society in memory of Emily M. Goehst